Transport

I will not allow the case of the stranded ship near Kamen Bryag to be used for sabotage of the State by pre-election party interests, lobbyists and representatives of the administration. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev stated at a briefing today. He announced that he had issued an order for the release of the Executive Director of the Maritime Administration Executive Agency, Captain Zhivko Petrov. The main reason was an uncoordinated deviation from the pre-approved load release technology.

The operation to release the stranded cargo ship Vera SU is technically secured. Pursuant to an order of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev, the logistics plan is in force and is strictly implemented. The stranded cargo ship Vera SU was fortified with the spare anchors delivered this morning. The aim is to avoid possible displacement of the vessel in case of worsening weather conditions.

United and together, we will find a fair, non-discriminatory and adequate mechanism for allocating aid to the aviation sector. This is the conclusion of the meeting of the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev and the representatives of the branch organizations from the aviation industry.

Hristo Alexiev put his first signature as Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications at the commemoration of the Connecting Europe Express Initiative. The act took place at a ceremony to send the train passing through Bulgaria on the occasion of the European Year of Rail.

"Currently, railway projects worth BGN 3 billion are being implemented with European funding," Hristo Alexiev said in his speech to the representatives of the European Commission.

Accelerating the implementation of projects for railways, roads, and digital highways is one of my main tasks. This was stated by the new Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Hristo Alexiev at the acceptance of the management of the Ministry by Georgi Todorov.

Heavy traffic for passenger and freight road carriers at some intra-EU border crossing points impedes cross-border traffic between Bulgaria and Romania. This is what a letter sent by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov to the European Commissioner for Transport Adina Vălean reads.

A centralized dispatch system will control in real time the run of trains on the 138-kilometer section from Svetovrachane to Sopot. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov inspected the system implementation process. It is located in the Unified Center for Train Traffic Management at Sofia Railway Station. BGN 9,855,361 without VAT have been allocated for its implementation, and the deadline for implementation is July 2022.

With the construction of modern management and security systems on the railway line from Plovdiv to Burgas we significantly increase the safety of railway transport in the area. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated at the visit of Railway Traffic Management Center in Plovdiv.

The first 70 meters of the longest two-pipe railway tunnel ever built in Bulgaria have already been dug. It is 7 km long and is a component of the large-scale Elin Pelin-Kostenets Railway Project, whose implementation started a little over a month ago.

Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov dismissed Angel Zaburtov from the post of Director General of State Enterprise “Port Infrastructure”.

By another ordinance Minister Georgi Todorov announced a procedure for the selection of Director General of the state company under the Public Enterprises Act and the regulations for its implementation.

The Railway Administration Executive Agency has established itself as a guarantor for the sustainable development and safe operation of railway transport. The Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications stated this at an event dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the agency.

Joint actions are needed to ensure free traffic and maintain the functioning of the Green Lanes between Bulgaria and Romania, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov stated during a meeting with the State Secretary ат the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Romania Adrian Covăsnianu in Vidin.

Protecting the lives and health of children on the road is a top priority. This was stated in Karlovo by the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov during the opening of a playground for training of children on road safety.

I supported the idea of Bulgaria's accession to the UN resolution, according to which "seafarers and other marine personnel" will be designated as key workers, the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov said at the opening of the International Maritime Forum in Burgas today. "At the end of May, I sent a letter to the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the accession of our country to the joint resolution.

Since the beginning of June, there is new work organization to the inspectors Road Transport Administration Executive Agency. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov announced at the start of the non-scheduled inspections of the Road Transport Administration Executive Agency for control of passenger and cargo transportation.

The suspension or restriction of road transport has serious consequences on the economy and the quality of life in all EU Member States, as stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Georgi Todorov in Plovdiv during the opening of the automobile exhibition - TRUCK EXPO 2021.

An Integrated Maritime Policy is a key factor in the recovery of the European economy after the pandemic. This is what the Deputy Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Neli Andreeva stated at the framework of a Ministerial Conference on a Blue Agenda in the Green Deal.  The event took place today in Lisbon, Portugal, on the occasion of June 8 –  World Oceans Day.

Passenger service in an organized manner will be provided with regard to the implementation of the project for development of Sofia Railway Junction, in the section Sofia-Voluyak. This is what the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov stated at the opening of a Press Conference of the Management of National Railway Infrastructure Company and Bulgarian State Railways in connection with the coordinated actions of implementing the reconstruction and ensuring the comfort of passengers.

Rolling stock for BDZ will be financed with European funds for the first time under the Recovery and Resilience Facility of the European Union, stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an online discussion on "Railway transport development prospects in Bulgaria”.

The pandemic can be also seen as an opportunity, not just as a problem - an example is that in a month have been created the main modules of a health information system, which has been discussed for years and which gives us a completely different approach to the health system. Stated the Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rossen Jeliazkov during an international video conference forum organized by the world economic edition The Economist.